Retreats and Reflection Days

“In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasions.”

Albert Camus

Upcoming Retreats and Reflection Days

In the Company of Women: Creative Encounters

Five Stand Alone weekends spread across the year.

St Mary’s Towers Retreat Centre Douglas Park

4-6 March 2022 • Woman at a Wedding
22-24 April 2022 • Woman at the Well
22-24 July 2022 • Woman with the Haemorrhage
7-9 October 2022 • Woman at the Tomb
25-27 November 2022 • Woman with an Angel

Seeing With Fresh Eyes: Encountering the Risen Christ

A 6 Day Guided Contemplative Photography Retreat

St Mary’s Towers Retreat Centre Douglas Park

27 May – 2 June 2022

Walking with John's Gospel

Inspired by Sally Longley’s book “Walking the Labyrinth with the Beloved in John’s Gospel”

Centennial Park, Sydney

10am, 4th Friday of each month
January-November 2022

My Heart's Desire

A 7-day retreat for nurture, spirituality, community and rest through creative expression, jounraling and contemplative conversation

St Joseph’s Spirituality Centre, Kincumber South

28 October – 4 November 2022

Coming soon

In the Sanctuary of Women – TBC
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Seeing with Fresh Eyes: The Practice of Contemplative Photography – TBC
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The Simplicity of a Circle: Mandalas as a Contemplative Practice – TBC
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Listening with the Ear of the Heart – TBC
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Speak Courageously – TBC
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Tending the Soul: A Field Hospital amid a Pandemic – TBC
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Previous Offerings

Reflection Days

From Easter to Pentecost: New Life Beyond Fear – 2 Saturday Reflection Days for a Suburban Parish

Together at the Edge in Hospital Chaplaincy: Seeing with Fresh Eyes – retreat for Hospital Chaplains

Together at the Edge Reflection Morning for a City Congregation

We’re All in this Together: Divine Love in a time of Crisis – Reflection Day for Catholic High School Staff

We Are the Ones We have Been Waiting For – Seminar on “Field of Compassion”

Tending Edges – Reflection Day for Spiritual Advisors

Weathering the Storm – Reflection Day for those affected by Drought, Fires and Floods

Tending Edges – Reflection Day for Spiritual Directors

Your Wild and Precious Life – Reflection Day for Young Women

A Mindful Morning – A Reflection Morning for Pastoral Carers

Your Wild and Precious Life – Reflection Day for Young Women

Tending Edges – Reflection Day for Spiritual Directors

We Are the Ones We have Been Waiting For – Seminar on “Field of Compassion”

Tending Edges – Reflection Day for Spiritual Advisors

Weathering the Storm – Reflection Day for those affected by Drought, Fires and Floods

We’re All in this Together: Divine Love in a time of Crisis – Reflection Day for Catholic High School Staff

Retreats

My Heart’s Desire: A retreat for nurture, spirituality, community and rest through contemplation, creative expression, journaling and conversation – 4 Day Residential Retreat

Opening to Your Creative Soul: Creativity, spirituality and community – 5 morning non-residential retreat

Opening to the Field of Compassion – weekend retreat

Together at the Edge 

Opening to the Field of Compassion – weekend retreat

Listen into Life Alumni Weekend

Together at the Edge in Hospital Chaplaincy: Seeing with Fresh Eyes – retreat for Hospital Chaplains